Kiyochika: Naval Battle near Phungdo, Korea (Sold)

  • Sold.

Artist: Kobayashi Kiyochika
Title: Naval Battle near Phungdo, Korea
Date: 1894

Picture of the Naval Battle near Phung-to in Korea (Chôsen Hôtô kaisen no zu). Rowboats loaded with Chinese sailors make for shore at left as their ship Guangyi burns in the center panel. The right panel shows only a crescent moon shining softly as two more vessels burn in the far distance on the horizon. There is an unidentified collector’s seal in the top right margin.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Some nibbles to edges of paper.
Dimensions: ôban triptych
Publisher: Inoue Kichijirô
Literature: See MFA for example.
Seal: “Kiyo”, “chika”
Signature: Kiyochika